Writing

Agent hunting

So I’d edited and polished, polished and edited my debut novel – it shone! But now how to find a literary agent who loved it as much as I do? There’s so many agents listed when a search on Google is done, where to even begin?! I admit I was lost. I didn’t want to …

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Agatha and me.

Agatha Christie

In early December 1926 the mistress of crime Agatha Christie became the subject of a real life mystery that could have graced the pages of one of her own books when she went missing for ten days. Following a nationwide hunt Agatha was eventually discovered, ostensibly suffering from amnesia, in the Swan Hydropathic Hotel in …

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Hot, Hot, Hot: Theakston’s Crime Writing Festival 2016

Whether you are a crime writer or a crime fiction fan Theakston’s Crime Writing Festival is the place to be at the end of July each year. For a few days Harrogate, a normally civilised, understated spa town in North Yorkshire, becomes the beating heart of all things criminal. Of course Harrogate was famous for …

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